Why ever not?
There's every opportunity to network at a plethora of business events up and down the country, isn't there?
Opportunity, yes, but it's only an opportunity i.e. it's not a certainty.
Would you book a holiday and expect only the opportunity- not the certainty - of staying in that five star hotel on the beach front?
I don't think so. I think you'd expect to know that you will stay in that five star hotel.